Because Christianity is bigger than Biblical manhood or Biblical womanhood (Blog of Retha Faurie)

This blog has several articles refuting or exploring the implications of the complementarian idea that husbands represent Jesus and wives the church, and for that reason women should unilaterally submit. If you want to explore the idea, here are the links.

These articles are about understanding the metaphor differently:

https://biblicalpersonhood.wordpress.com/2012/09/23/gospel-marriage-stop-selling-the-gospel-short/

https://biblicalpersonhood.wordpress.com/2011/05/06/the-christ-as-husband-metaphor-its-about-love-not-leadership/https://biblicalpersonhood.wordpress.com/christian-myths-on-gender-and-gender-roles/myth-marriage-is-meant-to-be-an-illustration-of-christs-relationship-with-the-church-so-that-people-are-turned-to-god-by-seeing-husbands-in-authority-and-wives-in-submission/
https://biblicalpersonhood.wordpress.com/2013/07/07/paul-envisioned-complementarian-marriages-in-ephesians-5-part-1/
https://biblicalpersonhood.wordpress.com/2013/07/08/paul-envisioned-complementarian-marriages-in-ephesians-5-part-2/
https://biblicalpersonhood.wordpress.com/2011/08/09/women-were-made-to-represent-christ-and-man-the-church/

 

Articles assuming, for the sake of argument, that the husband as Christ and wife as the church picture is true – yet still concludes that complementarians are wrong in the kind of submission they get from it:

https://biblicalpersonhood.wordpress.com/2011/07/21/authority-is-for-sharing/
https://biblicalpersonhood.wordpress.com/2012/02/15/if-marriage-was-symbolic-of-christ-and-his-bride-then-part-1/
https://biblicalpersonhood.wordpress.com/2011/07/16/what-gospel-is-reflected-in-your-marriage/

 

This article explores the implication the idea has for single women:

 

https://biblicalpersonhood.wordpress.com/2015/02/27/why-biblical-womanhood-theology-is-even-worse-news-for-single-women-than-for-married-women/

 

This one is about another theological implication of their idea:

 

https://biblicalpersonhood.wordpress.com/2011/05/27/john-piper-you-make-no-logical-sense-on-gender-roles-part-1/

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